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How To: Solve the Mystery of Disappearing Scheduled Actions in Process Builder

As February creeps ever nearer, it feels wrong to be saying this but… Happy New Year! The blog has been a little quiet lately, so this is our first post in a little while. But hey, I can explain! Along with the usual suspects of Christmas and New Year, one of the reasons I’ve been Read more about How To: Solve the Mystery of Disappearing Scheduled Actions in Process Builder[…]

Spring ’15: Release Notes Digest

Salesforce gave us all an early present yesterday when the preview release notes for Spring ’15 were published. For a release which delivers on an unprecedented number of IdeaExchange suggestions, the release notes (available in HTML and PDF) are remarkably trim at just 252 pages (congratulations to Brian Kwong whose wizardry led him to the Read more about Spring ’15: Release Notes Digest[…]

All I want for Christmas is some Salesforce books!

My Salesforce book library has grown considerably over the last five years. What started out as a handful is now a vast library covering a range of topics from the functional to the mega-technical; so it would be criminal not to ask Santa to treat a loved one, a friend, your company or even yourself Read more about All I want for Christmas is some Salesforce books![…]

Spring ’15 Pre-Release: The Treasure Hunt Is On!

Although it feels very premature to be thinking about Spring already, before the holiday season has even arrived, you will know by now that things move quickly in the world of Salesforce. And so, despite it only being mid-December, we must already turn our attention to February’s upcoming Spring ’15 release. We can expect the Read more about Spring ’15 Pre-Release: The Treasure Hunt Is On![…]

A Recipe for Success

In this world of increasingly connected devices, where the Internet of Things is the only internet the savvy technologist would be seen dead on, you’re sure to have come across IFTTT.com. The site, which takes it name from the concept of If This Then That, provides a library of publically-authored ‘recipes’ which allow you to Read more about A Recipe for Success[…]

Giving Thanks

Giving thanks? But Thanksgiving was last week wasn’t it? Yes – but this isn’t Thanksgiving in the turkey sense; this is Giving Thanks in the Salesforce community sense. So, what are we thankful for? In the last couple of weeks, the authors of this blog – Mike Gill and Chris Edwards – have passed two Read more about Giving Thanks[…]

Just how much can you run on your phone?

Salesforce kicked off the mutha of all in-app advertising 6 months ago with the now infamous Banner feature. Love it or hate it we are now left wondering just how possible is the statement they are making “Run Your Business From Any Mobile Device with the Salesforce1 Mobile App”. With the release of the new Read more about Just how much can you run on your phone?[…]

Coming Soon: Salesforce Maps

Earlier this month, Salesforce sent out a Product & Service Notification regarding some new ‘map-based features’ coming in Spring ’15. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming functionality. Details of the features are not yet fully known, but here’s what we can expect: Display of map images where any standard address field is sufficiently populated. Read more about Coming Soon: Salesforce Maps[…]

Analytics Cloud: Riding the Wave of Big Data

Dreamforce is almost over and all the main announcements are now out of the bag. Chris has just dropped his blog about the new “Lightning Process Builder” which we both think is set to change the game further in terms of declarative platform development, giving admins, dare I say it, awesome super powers. Sorry I Read more about Analytics Cloud: Riding the Wave of Big Data[…]

Process Builder: Welcome to the Future of Point-and-Click

  This year’s Dreamforce event hasn’t even run its course yet, and already there is much buzz in the community around some of the new features that have been announced. Here we will give a brief, immediate reaction to one that we believe is the future of declarative development on the Salesforce platform – the Read more about Process Builder: Welcome to the Future of Point-and-Click[…]